Walking Bear Comes Home
Chuck Jonkel began the first systematic study of polar bears in the Canadian Arctic in 1966. He founded the Great Bear Foundation and the International Wildlife Film Festival and continued to work for the conservation of all eight bear species until his death in 2016.
Memorial Unveiling- 4 pm
Join us as we honor our founder Chuck Jonkel with a special afternoon gathering of friends, poetry by Vic Charlo and an unveiling of a permanent memorial inside the Roxy Theater followed by a premiere of the documentary CHUCK JONKEL: STANDING BEAR COMES HOME. Sponsored by Rangitsch RV.